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notapplicable


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Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/


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http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.


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notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

Couldn't see the trailer, but Atlas Shrugged had very little to do with putting "truth in the hands of the people", unless by people you mean the minorities enslaved by the will of the majority.


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I find it hard to understand why people would get their philosophical views from a novel.

Kinda like getting your religious beliefs from the Da Vinci Code.

Maybe climate change denialists are just a bit too much into State of Fear?

Edited to add: Just remembered the biggest religions on the planet are based on fiction books too.

Perhaps intellectuals should stop writing dissertations and publishing papers on journals and start writing entertaining stories?


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lagr01 wrote:
Perhaps intellectuals should stop writing dissertations and publishing papers on journals and start writing entertaining stories?

Something the French and Russians figured out a long time ago. Not sure why Americans are lagging so far behind.


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notapplicable wrote:
lagr01 wrote:
Perhaps intellectuals should stop writing dissertations and publishing papers on journals and start writing entertaining stories?

Something the French and Russians figured out a long time ago. Not sure why Americans are lagging so far behind.


I'm more inclined towards screenwriting since its more in demand.
Thanks for the thread , I never read the book , but will see the movie.
As for the french and russians.
Its so true.
you must have knew.


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notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/


Fantastic. Now the people can be bored to tears by Ayn Rand's maniacal babbling, even if they don't read so good.


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yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.


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justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well.


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enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well.

You've never read (or had to read) Atlas Shrugged have you?


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enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well
.

this makes no sense


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macherry wrote:
enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well
.

this makes no sense

You honestly expected her to make sense? Wink


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macherry wrote:
enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well
.

this makes no sense

Par for the course...


enigma


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macherry wrote:
enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well
.

this makes no sense

It did but its gone now.Shocked


chadnsc


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enigma wrote:
macherry wrote:
enigma wrote:
justroberto wrote:
yanqui wrote:
http://www.colbertnation.com/...word---rand-illusion

The irony is that Obama administration hasn't raised taxes on the very rich.

It's funny that half of those pundits worshipping at the feet of Ayn Rand have no fucking clue about how to pronounce her name.

Maybe they are from texas?
Its the content that is interesting. There are smart people from every where and dumb people there as well
.

this makes no sense

It did but its gone now.Shocked

That makes even less sense.


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Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.


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dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.
It wasn't the subject matter that made me not want to see it, it was just that it looked like a gawd awful movie.


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dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

I clicked on your link. The critics indeed give it 5%... one of the lowest ratings I have ever seen. However, the audience rating (relatively new on RT) gave it an 85%! The biggest disparity I have ever seen.

I'm going to draw the conclusion that the people who saw it are big Rand fans and would have liked it even if it is a piece of shit, which the critics seem to think it is.


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Atlas Shrugged and the Fountainhead always sit on top of those user-voted 'best books of the world/20th century/west/etc' lists. It's the exact same phenomenon.


(This post was edited by styndall on Apr 16, 2011, 4:40 PM)


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dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

Did you really expect anything different from the hollywood liberal elite? Those commies are the reason a decent budget could never be raised and this American classic didn't get the treatment it deserved.

Haters gonna hate...


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notapplicable wrote:
dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

Did you really expect anything different from the hollywood liberal elite? Those commies are the reason a decent budget could never be raised and this American classic didn't get the treatment it deserved.

Haters gonna hate...


Aren't you the dude that likes to post lengthy reviews of movies in campground?

This is a piece of shit. Stop deluding yourself.


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dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

Did you really expect anything different from the hollywood liberal elite? Those commies are the reason a decent budget could never be raised and this American classic didn't get the treatment it deserved.

Haters gonna hate...


Aren't you the dude that likes to post lengthy reviews of movies in campground?

This is a piece of shit. Stop deluding yourself.

i approve of this post


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notapplicable wrote:
dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

Did you really expect anything different from the hollywood liberal elite? Those commies are the reason a decent budget could never be raised and this American classic didn't get the treatment it deserved.

Haters gonna hate...

You might find this useful:

http://www.time.com/...xid=rss-nation-yahoo

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But then my editor asked me to look into the dating website the Atlasphere, on which Randians can search for their soul mate among fellow objectivists.


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notapplicable wrote:
dr_feelgood wrote:
notapplicable wrote:
Thats right liberals, your stranglehold on the free market is nearing it's end. No one in America reads anymore but this movie will put the truth in the hands of the people.


Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM

IMDB page - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0480239/

And, rotten tomatoes has given it a smashing rating of 5%.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...las_shrugged_part_i/

Sounds like it is going to be a real blockbuster.

Did you really expect anything different from the hollywood liberal elite? Those commies are the reason a decent budget could never be raised and this American classic didn't get the treatment it deserved.

Haters gonna hate...

At least they have a sense of irony.


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When a libertarian wankfest loses even Megan McArdle, you know it must stink:

Atlas Winced.

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